IKBFU's Vestnik

2011 Issue №3

The methodological aspects of development of object-functional approach to the regional development management

Abstract

This article considers the main aspects of the methodology of formation of object-functional approach to regional development, which makes it possible, due to taking into account the patterns of regional function distribution, to choose strategic regional objects and ensure their interaction on the basis of incentives for economic agents.

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The functional approach to managing regional foreign economic activity

Abstract

This article reveals the specific features of the transformation of functional approach when characterizing the multi-level system of functioning and
managing of foreign economic activity (FEA). The author describes the adjustment of traditional management functions (planning, organization, motivation and control) to current trends of FEA development through the example of the Kaliningrad region.

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On the methodological approaches to the assessment of competitiveness of small enterprises

Abstract

The study of existing methodological approaches identified their weaknesses as to insufficient consideration of factors and their influence. The author offers a methodological approach to the assessment of competitiveness of small enterprises (SE) on the basis of the assessment of affecting factors. The integral index makes it possible to identify the competitiveness of a particular small enterprise. The approach suggested can be used as a basic element of competitiveness evaluation for a tactic group of businesses as well as for an industry in whole.

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The features of the functioning of small enterprises in the conditions of regional exclavity

Abstract

This article analyzes the features of small business activity in the conditions of regional exclavity. The author shows that these conditions have both positive and negative impact on small business development. The combination of the specificity of small enterprises as business entities and the distinctive features of exclave regions and the subsequent assessment of the significance and nature of the impact of such traits made it possible to identify and characterize the most important of them.

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The impact of corporate culture on the increase in the level of strategic relationships with corporate clients (partners)

Abstract

This article offers the results of a study aimed to explore the connection between a company’s organizational culture and the level of strategic relationships with customers (partners). The author gives recommendations on the development of strategic relationships with customers (partners) and determines their effectiveness.

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